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Genre: danish folk

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Danish folk music is a genre that blends traditional Scandinavian folk melodies with contemporary instrumentation and arrangements. It often features acoustic instruments such as fiddles, mandolins, and accordions, and incorporates elements of jazz and classical music. The music is characterized by its lively rhythms, intricate harmonies, and emotive melodies. The genre has gained popularity in recent years, with a new generation of musicians bringing fresh energy and innovation to the traditional sound.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Danish Folk genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1990s 2
1998 2
2000s 8
2000 2
2001 1
2005 2
2008 3
2010s 86
2010 10
2011 1
2012 2
2013 16
2014 11
2015 10
2016 15
2017 11
2018 8
2019 2
2020s 45
2020 17
2021 13
2022 5
2023 10
141 releases

Popular danish folk Songs


Most popular danish folk albums

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Rooftop Sessions
2018
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Firetour
2010
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Neighbourhood
2018
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Eufori
2020
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Big Basco
2011
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Mosaik
2023
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Tall Tales In Tiny Pieces
2019
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Nu
2014
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må jeg holde din hånd?
2021
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Sønderhoninger
2015
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Kaffepunch
2014
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Skogen I Staden
2014
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Lys (Traditional and Contemporary Danish Folk Music)
2001
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Lys Og Forfald
2015
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Til Kirsten
2023
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Knorifas
2000

danish folk music by decade

Explore danish folk history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

2020s 2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s 1970s 1960s 1950s 1940s 1930s

List of danish folk artists

Here is a list of danish folk artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the danish folk genre. You can find out what danish folk genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 20 6106
2 18 2479
3 29 16852
4 14 1718
5 32 95447
6 10 237
7 8 618
8 6 681
9 6 784
10 13 4205
11 2 430
12 15 830
13 13 1192
14 12 474
15 12 234
16 7 791
17 7 1345
18 6 647
19 6 916
20 5 757
21 5 750
22 5 67
23 4 511
24 4 351
25 4 847
26 3 189
27 3 828
28 3 134
29 3 118
30 3 633
31 2 122
32 1 89
33 2 172
34 2 765
35 2 54
36 2 532
37 2 242
38 1 277
39 1 819
40 1 234
41 1 372
42 1 106
43 1 66
44 1 386
45 1 139
46 1 60
47 1 144
48 1 841
49 1 165
50 1 104
51 1 95
52 1 104
53 1 93
54 1 180
55 1 220
56 1 494
57 1 77
58 1 463
59 1 443

danish folk playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular danish folk music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.